Washington (April 7, 2004) -- America appears to be overly optimistic when it comes to retirement -- the proportion of workers who say they are saving for retirement has remained unchanged since 2001, according to the 14th annual Retirement Confidence Survey.
One-quarter (24 percent) of workers are very confident and 44 percent are somewhat confident. Almost half (47 percent) who haven't saved for retirement are at least somewhat confident about having enough money in retirement, with expectations that their retirement money will inevitably come from somewhere, according to the survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the American Savings Education Council and Mathew Greenwald & Associates.
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